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'''Henry George Seldes''' ( ; November 16, 1890 — July 2, 1995) was an American investigative journalist and media critic. The writer and critic Gilbert Seldes was his younger brother. Actress Marian Seldes was his niece; his nephew is the literary agent Timothy Seldes. Influenced by Lincoln Steffens, his career began when he was nineteen years old and was hired at the ''Pittsburgh Leader''. In 1914, he was appointed night editor of the ''Pittsburgh Post''. In 1916, he went to the United Press in London and, starting in 1917, during World War I, he moved to France to work at the Marshall Syndicate. While there, he interviewed Paul von Hindenburg, the supreme commander of the German Army. Hindenburg commented on the defeat of Germany in the war, including U.S. involvement; however this interview was censored by the U. S....
Imagesize| caption = George Seldes (1989), age 98
Pseudonym| birth_name = Henry George Seldes
Birth date{{birth date|1890|11|16}}
Birth placeAlliance Colony, New Jersey, USA
(now Vineland, New Jersey)
Death date{{Death date and age|1995|7|2|1890|11|16}}
Death placeWindsor, Vermont, USA
OccupationAuthor, Journalist
LanguageEnglish
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityJewish American
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